RPC IX, 266


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume IX
Number 266
Province Bithynia-Pontus
Region Bithynia
City Nicaea
Reign Trajan Decius
Person (obv.) Hostilian (Caesar)
Obverse inscription Γ ΟΥΑΛΕΝΤ ΟϹΤ ΜΕϹ ΚΥΙΝΤΟΝ Κ
Nominative Gaius Valens Hostilianus Messius Quintus Caesar
Obverse design radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Hostilian, right, seen from rear
Reverse inscription ΝΙΚΑΙΕΩΝ
Reverse design Demeter seated on cista, left, holding patera and long torch
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 25 mm
Axis 7
Reference Rec 761
Specimens 2 (2 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ L: 1841,B.2366 BMC 136
2 2     P: 1170 Rec pl. LXXXVI.3, rev.